Jelly's Last Jam
Wolfe, George C. & Susan Birkenhead (lyrics)

New York: Theatre Communications Group, 1993. F xviii + 99 pages; inscribed on the front endpaper in the year of the show's production and the publication of the book by both the author and the lyricist, "For Stuart Goldman with many thanks - Susan Birkenhead (and) George C. Wolfe" (most probably inscribed to the Los Angeles theatre critic of that name); with a black and white illustrated section, highlights of the musical, with music by Jelly Roll Morton and with adaptation by Luther Henderson; "...opens the musical up to new mythologies, new aesthetics and a new historical sophistication...brings rambunctiousness and noise and a sense of lived-life back to Broadway..." (from the introduction); light wear to jacket, short (1/4") closed edge-tear on back panel; in very good condition; the show won several Tony Awards and Drama Desk Awards. Very Good Hardcover (Item ID: 22361)

$45.00

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